A Memory of Light: Book Fourteen of The Wheel of Time (Mass Market)

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The Wheel of Time is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV!

Since 1990, when Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, readers have been anticipating the final scenes of this extraordinary saga, which has sold over forty million copies in over thirty languages. A Memory of Light is the fantastic conclusion to the internationally-bestselling epic fantasy juggernaut.


The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

When Robert Jordan died in 2007, all feared that these concluding scenes would never be written. But working from notes and partials left by Jordan, established fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson stepped in to complete the masterwork. With The Gathering Storm (Book 12) and Towers of Midnight (Book 13) behind him, both of which were # 1 New York Times hardcover bestsellers, Sanderson now re-creates the vision that Robert Jordan left behind in A Memory of Light.

Edited by Jordan's widow, who edited all of Jordan's books, A Memory of Light will delight, enthrall, and deeply satisfy all of Jordan's legions of readers.

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass.
What was, what will be, and what is,
may yet fall under the Shadow.
Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of time.

TV series update: "Sony will produce along with Red Eagle Entertainment and Radar Pictures. Rafe Judkins is attached to write and executive produce. Judkins previously worked on shows such as ABCs Agents of SHIELD, the Netflix series Hemlock Grove, and the NBC series Chuck. Red Eagle partners Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon will executive produce along with Radars Ted Field and Mike Weber. Darren Lemke will also executive produce, with Jordans widow Harriet McDougal serving as consulting producer." Variety

The Wheel of Time
New Spring: The Novel
#1 The Eye of the World
#2 The Great Hunt
#3 The Dragon Reborn
#4 The Shadow Rising
#5 The Fires of Heaven
#6 Lord of Chaos
#7 A Crown of Swords
#8 The Path of Daggers
#9 Winter's Heart
#10 Crossroads of Twilight
#11 Knife of Dreams

By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
#12 The Gathering Storm
#13 Towers of Midnight
#14 A Memory of Light

By Robert Jordan
Warrior of the Altaii

By Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson
The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time

By Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons
The Wheel of Time Companion

By Robert Jordan and Amy Romanczuk
Patterns of the Wheel: Coloring Art Based on Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time

About the Author


ROBERT JORDAN (1948-2007) is best known for his internationally bestselling epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time, which has sold over 40 million copies in North America and is currently being adapted for the screen. A native of Charleston, Jordan graduated from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army and received multiple decorations for his service.

Brandon Sanderson grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. He is the author of such bestsellers as the Mistborn trilogy and its sequels, The Alloy of Law, Shadows of Self, and The Bands of Mourning; the Stormlight Archive novels The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance; and other novels, including The Rithmatist and Steelheart. In 2013, he won a Hugo Award for Best Novella for The Emperor's Soul, set in the world of his acclaimed first novel, Elantris. Additionally, he was chosen to complete Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time sequence.

Praise For…


Praise for Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time

His huge, ambitious Wheel of Time series helped redefine the genre. George R. R. Martin, author of A Game of Thrones

Anyone whos writing epic of secondary world fantasy knows Robert Jordan isnt just a part of the landscape, hes a monolith within the landscape. Patrick Rothfuss, author of the Kingkiller Chronicle series

The Eye of the World was a turning point in my life. I read, I enjoyed. (Then continued on to write my larger fantasy novels.) Robin Hobb, author of the award-winning Realm of the Elderlings series

Robert Jordan's work has been a formative influence and an inspiration for a generation of fantasy writers. Brent Weeks, New York Times bestselling author of The Way of Shadows

Jordans writing is so amazing! The characterization, the attention to detail! Clint McElroy, co-creator of the #1 podcast The Adventure Zone

[Robert Jordan's] impact on the place of fantasy in the culture is colossal... He brought innumerable readers to fantasy. He became the New York Times bestseller list face of fantasy. Guy Gavriel Kay, author of A Brightness Long Ago

Robert Jordan was a giant of fiction whose words helped a whole generation of fantasy writers, including myself, find our true voices. I thanked him then, but I didnt thank him enough. Peter V. Brett, internationally bestselling author of The Demon Cycle series

I dont know anybody whos been as formative in crafting me as a writer as [Robert Jordan], and for that I will be forever grateful. Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Riot Baby and War Girls

Ive mostly never been involved in any particular fandom, the one exception of course was The Wheel of Time. Marie Brennan, author of the Memoirs of Lady Trent series

I owe Robert Jordan so much. Without him, modern fantasy would be bereft of the expansive, deep worlds and the giant casts which I love so dearly. It's not often I can look at another author and say: that person paved my way. But such is exactly the case with Jordan. Jenn Lyons, author of The Ruin of Kings

You can't talk about epic fantasy without acknowledging the titanic influence Robert Jordan has had on the genre. Jason Denzel, author of Mystic and founder of Dragonmount.com

Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal. The New York Times

The Wheel of Time [is] rapidly becoming the definitive American fantasy saga. It is a fantasy tale seldom equaled and still less often surpassed in English. Chicago Sun-Times

Hard to put down for even a moment. A fittingly epic conclusion to a fantasy series that many consider one of the best of all time. San Francisco Book Review

The most ambitious American fantasy saga [may] also be the finest. Rich in detail and his plot is rich in incident. Impressive work, and highly recommended. Booklist

Recalls the work of Tolkien. Publishers Weekly

This richly detailed fantasy presents fully realized, complex adventure. Recommended. Library Journal

Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal. The New York Times

Jordan is able to take ... familiar elements and make them his own, in a powerful novel of wide and complex scope. Open religious and political conflicts add a gritty realism, while the cities and courts provide plenty of drama and splendor. Women have a stronger role than in Tolkien.... Each character in this large cast remains distinct.... Their adventures are varied, and exciting.... The Eye of the World stands alone as a fantasy epic. Locus

Robert Jordan has created a fantasy world as tangible and credible as history. He has a fine eye for detail and a vivid sense of drama. Morgan Llewelyn

Robert Jordan's The Eye of the World proves that there's still plenty of life in the ancient tradition of epic fantasy. Jordan has a powerful vision of good and evil-- but what strikes me as most pleasurable about The Eye of the World is all the fascinating people moving through a rich and interesting world. Orson Scott Card

Jordan's world is rich in detail and his plot is rich in incident. Impressive work, and highly recommended. ALA Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250252623
ISBN-10: 1250252628
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Publication Date: June 30th, 2020
Pages: 1024
Series: Wheel of Time

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